Xiaomi has a total of 34077 patents globally, out of which 14970 has been granted. Of these 34077 patents, more than 77% patents are active. China is where Xiaomi has filed maximum number of patents, followed by USA and Europe and it also seems reasonable as the biggest market for Xiaomi in the China, it has generated an annual revenue of $43.36 billion in the year 2020. Parallelly, China seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Xiaomi.
Xiaomi is the second-biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world in terms of market share just behind Samsung. As of October 2021, Xiaomi has a market cap of $68.49 Billion
Do read about some of the most popular patents of Xiaomi which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Xiaomi’s patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Xiaomi’s patent portfolio.
How many patents does Xiaomi have?
Xiaomi has a total of 34077 patents globally. These patents belong to 22202 unique patent families. Out of 34077 patents, 26548 patents are active.
How many Xiaomi patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did Xiaomi File Every Year?
In the patent filing timeline of Xiaomi, there is a rapid increase of patents in 2015, this is the time when Xiaomi acquired and filed a lot of patents to make their portfolio better to defend patent litigations. From 2017, they have seen a decline in filing patents but till then they have entered most of the overseas markets including Europe and the US.
Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.
|Years of Patent Filing or Grant||Xiaomi Application Filed||Xiaomi Patents Granted|
How Many Patents did Xiaomi File in Different Countries?
After China, Xiaomi is focusing on getting its patent portfolio stronger in the US and Europe to capture the market and avoid lawsuits.
Countries in which Xiaomi Filed Patents
|United States Of America||3417|
|Hong Kong (S.A.R.)||1|
Where are Research Centers of Xiaomi Patents Located?
10 Best Xiaomi Patents
US6542138B1 is the most popular patent in the Xiaomi portfolio. It has received 419 citations so far from companies like Nokia Corporation, Sony Corporation and Samsung.
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using Xiaomi Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top companies in the Xiaomi patent portfolio are Samsung, Qualcomm and LG.
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Boe Technology Group||50|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on Xiaomi Patents
Top Xiaomi Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejecting Applications|
What Percentage of Xiaomi US Patent Applications were Granted?
Xiaomi (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 2947 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 1681 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 78.7%.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Xiaomi?
|Law Firm||Total Application||Success Rate|
|Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner||650||67.54%|
|Arch & Lake Llp||527||75.07%|
|Jun He Law Offices P C||294||63.73%|
|Oblon Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt L L P||257||66.67%|
|Philips Intellectual Property & Standards||124||99.19%|
|Holtz Holtz & Volek Pc||50||100.00%|
|Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A||36||100.00%|
Xiaomi – “Innovation for Everyone”
Xiaomi’s product strategy is based on the ideas of value innovation. Started in 2010, not only did Xiaomi surpassed Apple to become the second-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world (2nd quarter of 2021), but also outperformed BBK-owned Chinese rivals Oppo and Vivo.
“At this company, we embrace a culture of bold innovation to push the boundaries of what technology can offer. A spirit of innovation permeates our company and guides our pursuits of relentlessly building amazing products, while bringing down the barrier of innovative technologies,” – Shou Zi Chew, President of International, Xiaomi.
To double down on its lead in “5G+AI+IoT” (5G+AIoT) and next generation super internet,” the firm has pledged to investing at least $7 billion over the next five years in “5G+AIoT” to ensure the company wins in this new smart era. Xiaomi was ranked at No. 24 among the 50 most innovative companies of 2020 in the world in a report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Xiaomi’s innovation areas covers many fields with respect to smartphones, smart hardware, internet technologies, manufacturing and product design. This is a shout-out to every MI Fan out there, do read this analysis, as you will get to know what your favourite company – “Xiaomi” is innovating for you next.
The recent patents of Xiaomi indicates incremental innovation in the area of LCD Display, battery & charging technology, camera & imaging, earthquake monitoring, and manned and unmanned vehicles.
We have also published an in-depth study of Xiaomi patent portfolio on our blog: